social change grants

Two new grants double funding for social change projects

Available funding for the Community Service Office’s available Social Change Grants has more than doubled, up from $17,000 last spring to $42,000 this year. The increased funding comes from two new grant categories, called Impact and Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U), whose funding is variable.

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Gephardt Institute provides grants through Civic Engagement Fund

Students looking to do service projects may be eligible for a grant from the Gephardt Institute’s Civic Engagement Fund.

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Senior uses CSO grant to promote nonviolence to inner-city children

Washington University senior Jacob Siegel first began studying aikido last October while abroad in Paris, he recognized in its pacifist philosophy a potential for social change.

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Social Change Grants tougher to land

Each year, the Community Service Office distributes grants to students to complete service projects of their choice. A total of $22,000 will be given out this year through two Stern Social Change Grants, one Kaldi’s Social Change Grant and one Gephardt Social Change Grant. This year, approximately 20 to 30 students applied for the four available grants, either individually or in groups.

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